Hillary Clinton’s public relations offensive for her new book, Hard Choices, is doubling as an early look at a possible Clinton campaign for the White House.
Here are seven takeaways from the media blitz.
1. Clinton is going on the offensive with Benghazi
Before Hard Choices even went on sale Tuesday, Clinton allies released the Benghazi chapter of the book.
That sent a direct signal to Republicans — while rallying supporters — that she does not want to be bullied on the issue.
In an interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, Clinton pointedly said Republican criticism of her on the controversial 2012 attack in Libya would not keep her out of the race.
“Actually, it’s more of a reason to run, because I do not believe our great country should be playing minor league ball. We ought to be in the majors,” she said. “I view this as really apart from — even a diversion from — the hard work that the Congress should be doing about the problems facing our country and the world.”